This simple recipe doesn’t require the cook’s attention at the last minute—but it will get the attention of your onion-loving guests. If possible, choose leeks that are all about the same size.
For more side dish recipes visit The Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner.
Make Ahead Tips
You can wash and trim the leeks and arrange them in the buttered baking dish 6 hours ahead.
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This was delicious! I kept the leeks full size and cooked them for the recommended amount of time and they were perfect - easy to cut and delicious. I also assembled the entire dish early in the day and put it in the fridge. I brought it to room temp before baking. Finally, I accidentally put the Gruyere I had grated for my twice baked potatoes on the leeks. I still added the Parmesan and it was wonderful. I would definately make again and soon.
I made this last night to go with steaks. I picked smaller leeks and they were done in 30 minutes. No cutting problems. I will definitely make this again.
Fantastic! I've made this or some variation (shitakes are a wonderful addition) every Thanksgiving since the recipe came out. A young friend called it "creamed onions for grown ups." guess I'm a grown up
This recipe is fantastic. I cut the leeks in half and accidently seperated them all. Still turned out great.
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